Maine Appeals discusses issues relating to appeals and appellate law in Maine, including the activities and decisions of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and First Circuit Court of Appeals relevant to Maine, and other participants in the Maine appellate community. The blog is authored by Josh Dunlap.
First Class Defense discusses the decisions of the state and federal courts within the boundaries of the First Circuit. With decades of national class action experience and offices in every First Circuit state, our goal is to serve as a primary resource for companies that face class litigation in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, as well as to provide timely information about significant class action developments, strategies and trends on a national level. The blog is authored by Don Frederico, John Aromando, Katy Rand, Josh Dunlap, Mark Rosen, Melanie Conroy, and other members of our Class Action Defense Group.
Class Action Settlements and Mediation discusses trends, developments, and strategies for settling class action lawsuits. Authored and curated by Boston partner Don Frederico, a lawyer and mediator with 30 years of class action litigation and settlement experience, this blog keeps readers informed of significant new court decisions on motions to approve class action settlements, strategies for structuring class action settlements to gain court approval, and ways that parties and counsel can find common ground in resolving their class action cases.
Solid Foundation: A Construction Law Blog focuses on providing practical information and guidance relating to construction risk management and dispute resolution. We intend to highlight and summarize relevant state and federal cases, construction industry developments, and more. Our blog is intended to assist in-house counsel, risk managers, or outside counsel in avoiding, mitigating, or efficiently resolving disputes relating to the construction industry. While many topics will have a national focus, the blog will also look at state-specific topics and developments in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, and New Hampshire.
Firm construction law partner Tom Dunn is the blog's main author and editor.
Energy Infrastructure Law provides a comprehensive look at the issues and trends in energy infrastructure, covering the development, permitting, and financing of energy projects, including issues involving construction, federal and state regulatory framework, energy storage, and traditional financing and tax and economic incentives.
Privacy Law Perspectives offers insights and perspectives - with a focus on comparative law analysis - on significant legal developments in the U.S. and European Union in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. This blog is authored by Peter J. Guffin, Chair of Pierce Atwood's Privacy & Data Security Practice Group.
Massachusetts Dirt and Development Law focuses on the legal landscape in Massachusetts - the court decisions, legislation, regulatory changes, and policy debates that affect the use and development of land in the Bay State. The blog is authored by Donald R. Pinto, Jr., Michelle O'Brien, and other members of the firm's Boston-based commercial real estate practice.